A range of documents, resources, and taught programmes are available to help support performers’ health and wellbeing.
Resources for Performers’ Health and Wellbeing
The British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) is a specialist healthcare charity that offers a wide range of free services, resources, guidance, and training to support all aspects of performers’ health and wellbeing.
The Incorporated Society of Musicians offers a range of health, wellbeing, and safety advice for musicians on their website, with additional resources available for members.
The Musicians’ Union offers a range of health, wellbeing, and safety advice for musicians on their website, with additional resources available for members.
One Dance UK offers a range of guidance for dancers’ health and wellbeing, as well as a directory of healthcare practitioners specialising in working with dancers.
Taught Programmes covering Performers’ Health and Wellbeing
The Royal College of Music’s MSc in Performance Science offers training in how to conduct research examining performance, with particular focus on performers’ health and wellbeing.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance offers a BSc (Hons), MSc, and MFA in Dance Science, with training in the physiology, psychology, nutrition, and biomechanics of dancers and the impact of dance on health and wellbeing.
University College London offers a degree in Performing Arts Medicine as an MSc, PGDip, or PGCert. It provides specialised training to those interested or already involved in health services or health education to performing artists.